Irene Lacey

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Why So Many Surgeons Are Psychos

What kind of doctor would participate in an inmate’s execution, only to ‘joke’ about getting blood on his jacket? The medical field employs more than …

Our brains are being 'continuously reshaped' by smartphone use

Extensive use of smartphone touchscreens is changing the sensory relationship between our brains and our thumbs, a study published in <i>Current Biology</i> …

Double amputee controls bionic arms with his mind

Prosthetic technology has made huge leaps in recent years, but the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory is pushing it into <i>Six Million</i> …

How Much Do You Know About Nonprofits? [QUIZ]

Do you know Water.org from charity:water? And what about good doing celebrities? Put your knowledge to the test with this fun, challenging quiz.<p>The …

Nonprofits

Increasing Access to Healthcare: Highlights from the Access to Medicine Index 2014 | Blog | BSR

I recently attended an Access to Medicine Index (ATMI) presentation organized by Amundi Asset Management. The event gathered mainstream and socially …

Digital Health

Mike Huckabee and women’s uncontrolled libido, or, Uncle Sugar

The GOP will have a much easier time talking to women once they realize that women can HEAR them.<p>“They can hear us now? Right now?”<p>Oh yes. And it isn’t sounding so good.<p>Mike Huckabee (Former Arkansas Governor, present talking head) made some remarks to the RNC Thursday that have (unfortunately for …

Religion - Chinese Buddhist Encyclopedia

<i>Please consider making little donation to help us expand the encyclopedia Donate</i> <b>Enjoy your readings here and have a wonderful day</b><p><b>Religion</b> is an …

Mindfulness Meditation Physically Changes the Brain

While practitioners have long touted the emotional and physical benefits of meditation, a new study by Harvard-affiliated researchers has shown that …

Articles about vintage concrete and color palo alto home see through pool wall on Dwell.com - Dwell

Sam Yates will paint the town Palo Alto, once he figures out what color that is.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.<p>A traditional floor plan gets a minimalist update, complete with a classic porch.<p>Ever wanted …

Architecture

The "Stuck in the 60s Kitchen" Makeover --> http://on.apttherapy.com/zbL0Ch This past spring we purchased a 1960's style brick ranch that aesthetically was still stuck in that decade...

SERIOUSLY DELISH lands in stores today, September 2!

SERIOUSLY DELISH Launch! (it’s totally in stores TODAY!)<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> September 2, 2014 138<p>TODAY IS THE DAY!<p>Seriously Delish is officially out in …

Making a Dangling Tibetan Silver Necklace with Crystal and Pearl Charms

DIY charm necklace with Tibetan silver finding and various wire (or bead) charms, isn’t it a good idea? Today, I’d like to apply the idea into …

11 Reasons To Drink A Tbsp Of Apple Cider Vinegar Daily + More Uses

40K Shares<p>You’ve probably heard the claims. But even if you are aware of all that apple cider vinegar has to offer, you might find it hard to believe …

Cider

Deck the Walls With 16 DIY Decals

No pressure, but how you adorn your walls sets the tone for your room’s entire look and feel. Okay now that we’ve made you sweat, cool your jets, because we’ve got the solution — wall decals! Wall decals are great if you’re not ready to commit to a bold wall design (or if you’re currently renting). …

Trending on Gardenista: Chasing Fireflies

Wondering how to extend summer? Allow the Gardenista team to fill you in.<p>When the nights turns nippy, there’s no need to retreat indoors–just add …

11 Design Problems SOLVED! in 2 Sentences Or Less

From how to make a small space look bigger to choosing a lampshade, we've got you covered (quickly!)<p>We won't lie and say that the decorating conundrums that have been haunting you are <i>easy</i> to solve. But we can share the most boiled-down, easy-to-pass-on advice from our own Ask-A-Designer expert Scot …

Police Search for Brain Tumor Boy Ashya, 5, Taken From Hospital

An international appeal was launched Friday to find a five-year-old boy with a brain tumor who was taken from a British hospital by his parents against the advice of doctors. Ashya King, who was in a wheelchair and needs to be fed through a tube, was taken late Thursday from the hospital in …

Brain Tumors

Why Your Grater is Underrated

A grater makes some onerous cooking tasks shockingly easy. Here’s a guide to some of the surprising things these multitasking gadgets can do, with …

20 Colorful Kitchen Finds Under $20

10 ways to perk up your kitchen.<p>These bright, bold, and affordable accessories instantly perk up your kitchen.

Louisiana residents warned of brain-eating organism in water supply

Water warning culprit is Naegleria fowleri, a type of warm-water-loving microorganism, which can work its way into the brain<p>For the third time in a year, Louisiana residents are being cautioned to watch out for a deadly, brain-eating amoeba-like organism in the water supply in part of the …

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97 Brunch Recipes to Make This Weekend

At-home brunch means no waiting in line, plus: eating in pajamas! These leisurely homemade brunch ideas will help you do it up in style.<p><b>An at-home brunch means no waiting in line</b>, as many mimosas as your heart desires, and, best of all, eating in your pajamas. These recipes will help you tackle a …

Breakfast

The Ultimate Backyard Guest Retreat, Sixties Camper Edition

J. Wes Yoder usually refers to the 1962 Shasta camper that sits in his leafy East Nashville backyard as “the camper,” but he says that when he’s …

Supreme Court poised to decide birth-control dispute

The Supreme Court is poised to deliver its verdict in a case that weighs the religious rights of employers and the right of women to the birth control of their choice.<p>The court meets for a final time Monday to release decisions in its two remaining cases before the justices take off for the summer. …